Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexEast GalesburgIllinoisNational
Income per capita$38,414$31,502$29,829
Median household income$57,708$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,219$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,205$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$44,500$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$33,942$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.0%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Galesburg is 29% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in East Galesburg is 4% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Galesburg is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Galesburg is 34% lower than the national average

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      $38,468 $57,708 $115,416
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      East Galesburg median earnings by income bracket

      East Galesburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%8.3%
      Manufacturing sector17.8%17.8%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%13.4%
      Public administration6.4%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%5.7%
      Education, health & social services19.1%19.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Gilson, IL194$105,69491.1%
      Oak Run, IL468$86,25055.9%
      North Henderson, IL239$74,10734.0%
      Knoxville, IL3,137$63,75015.2%
      Rio, IL206$62,50013.0%
      East Galesburg, IL579$57,7084.3%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Jacumba, CA579$50,3689.0%
      Ullin, IL579$60,2088.8%
      LeRoy, KS579$42,60023.0%
      Laddonia, MO579$41,96424.1%
      Pryor, MT579$43,75020.9%
      East Galesburg, IL579$57,7084.3%
      Source: The East Galesburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).